VARIOUS NATIONAL MEDIA: Patients with diabetes are ‘up to 31 per cent more at risk of cancer’ and have far worse chances of survival, researchers warn

  • Nasra Alam

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Diabetes significantly increases the risk of developing cancer, researchers warn.

Scientists from Manchester and Sweden last night published the results of two major studies which show people with type 2 diabetes – particularly women – are at a high risk of developing cancer.

And when diabetics do develop cancer they have far worse survival chances, the researchers found.

Period2 Oct 2018 → 3 Oct 2018

Media coverage

2

Media coverage

  • TitleDiabetics nearly a third more likely to die of cancer
    Media name/outletThe Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/10/18
    DescriptionPeople with type 2 diabetes are more likely to die from cancer even if they are not obese, research shows.

    The study found that men with the disease were 22 per cent more likely to die from any form of cancer than men without diabetes, and women with it were 31 per cent more likely to do so than those without.
    URLhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/diabetics-nearly-a-third-more-likely-to-die-of-cancer-wtl6lp2d6
    PersonsNasra Alam
  • TitlePatients with diabetes are ‘up to 31 per cent more at risk of cancer’ and have far worse chances of survival, researchers warn
    Media name/outletMail Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date2/10/18
    DescriptionDiabetes significantly increases the risk of developing cancer, researchers warn.

    Scientists from Manchester and Sweden last night published the results of two major studies which show people with type 2 diabetes – particularly women – are at a high risk of developing cancer.

    And when diabetics do develop cancer they have far worse survival chances, the researchers found.
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6233331/Patients-diabetes-31-cent-risk-cancer.html
    PersonsNasra Alam

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Cancer

Keywords

  • cancer
  • diabetes